Melchet Park, Wiltshire Genealogy

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Guide to Melchet Park, Wiltshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Melchet Park, Wiltshire
Type Extra-parochial area (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Alderbury
County Wiltshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Romsey
Registration District Romsey
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

Parish History[edit | edit source]

MELCHET-PARK, an extra-parochial liberty, in the hundred of Alderbury, Salisbury and Amesbury, and S. divisions of Wiltshire.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Melchet Park parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = Wiltshire Baptism, Marriage, Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Wiltshire Banns Index 1538-1933 (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC 1 = Wiltshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
ANC 2 = Wiltshire, England, Church of England Records (Ancestry) - ($)
ANC Marr = Wiltshire, England, Marriages, 1538-1837 (Ancestry) - ($)
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Melchet Park Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FMP 1530-1917
1538-1933
1538-1990
FMP Banns

1538-1933


ANC 1 1538-1812
1538-1812
1538-1812
ANC 2 1813-1916
1754-1916
1813-1916
ANC Marr

1538-1837


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Information about the parish may be found on Wiltshire Online Parish Clerks. Records are also available at the Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Wiltshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) pp. 283-287 Date Accessed: 7 October 2013
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk